About Us

Welcome! I am Derek Johnson-Dean. I started Relax Renew Massage & Wellness in the Whittier neighborhood in South Minneapolis in 2012, so I am thrilled to now offer Sports and Therapeutic massage services at Los Campeones, also in Whittier. I’ve been a practicing massage therapist since 2007.  In 2012, I completed a certification in Holistic Nutritional Coaching and Massage Therapy Certification at St. Paul College. The Certified Massage Therapy (CMT) program focused on Clinical Sports and Therapeutic Massage. 

   

Sport Massage has allowed me to work with runners in marathons, riders on the Red Ribbon Ride and women’s hockey tournaments. I enjoy helping active people keep practicing whatever keeps them stay active. 

 

Therapeutic Massage along with my medical case management training has al...

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Relax Renew Massage @ Los Campeones

2746 Blaisdell Avenue

Minneapolis , MN 55408 map it

(612) 367-6773

Hours of Operation

M 12:00 PM - 09:00 PM
T 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
W 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Th 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
F 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Sa By Appointment Only
S Closed

Client Testimonials

Here's what our clients are saying


  • Derek provided an amazing massage, as always. He asked what needed work, focused on those areas, and discovered some others as well.

    Derek did a great job! The massage felt great, and my injury felt a world of difference the next day! He was also very kind, personable and warm.

  • Derek is personable and professional. Great deep tissue massage really works to get at the knots and relax the muscles. Good ambiance and clean facilities.

    Derek was very professional. He was keen on asking about my physical activities as well as observing my posture before making a plan for my massage. He was very strong and attentive. I enjoyed the experience and I would recommend him.

  • Can't recommend Derek enough. He spent a lot of time making sure he understood my condition and continuously checked in with me to ensure I was comfortable. Best of all, I walked out of there feeling good as new.

    Derek was outstanding and knew exactly what to do to get to my trouble spots. Feeling great 3-4 days afterward still.

  • Derek is fantastic. He caters the session to your specific concerns or pains, is incredibly informative, and will let you know what issues he's seeing/why they're happening. At the risk of sounding dramatic, the day after the massage (and this is being written the morning of the second day, so I'm sure this will remain true) , I felt the best I had in years.

    He is very skilled and does some amazing deep tissue work! He was professional and I felt great afterwards and so much better after some good hydration as a good deep tissue massage will do. I’m glad I found him and will likely return when I’m able. Thanks Derek!

  • Very thorough and detailed. Excellent skilled work. Would definitely recommend.

    Derek is very conversational and comfortable to work with. I always look forward to my sessions with him.

Deep Tissue Massage

$75
60min
$105
90min

Sports Massage

$75
60min
$105
90min
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Derek J.

License: MN #Certification

21 Verified Reviews

Deep Tissue Massage

$75
60min
$105
90min

Sports Massage

$75
60min
$105
90min

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$315
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by Steve on Feb 19
Derek provided an amazing massage, as always. He asked what needed work, focused on those areas, and discovered some others as well.
by Jenna on Feb 13
Derek did a great job! The massage felt great, and my injury felt a world of difference the next day! He was also very kind, personable and warm.
by Sam on Feb 04
Derek is personable and professional. Great deep tissue massage really works to get at the knots and relax the muscles. Good ambiance and clean facilities.
by Anonymous on Jan 16
Derek was very professional. He was keen on asking about my physical activities as well as observing my posture before making a plan for my massage. He was very strong and attentive. I enjoyed the experience and I would recommend him.
by John on Jan 15
Can't recommend Derek enough. He spent a lot of time making sure he understood my condition and continuously checked in with me to ensure I was comfortable. Best of all, I walked out of there feeling good as new.
by Paul on Jan 13
Derek was outstanding and knew exactly what to do to get to my trouble spots. Feeling great 3-4 days afterward still.
by Megan on Dec 19
Derek is fantastic. He caters the session to your specific concerns or pains, is incredibly informative, and will let you know what issues he's seeing/why they're happening. At the risk of sounding dramatic, the day after the massage (and this is being written the morning of the second day, so I'm sure this will remain true) , I felt the best I had in years.
by Anonymous on Nov 13
He is very skilled and does some amazing deep tissue work! He was professional and I felt great afterwards and so much better after some good hydration as a good deep tissue massage will do. I’m glad I found him and will likely return when I’m able. Thanks Derek!
by Anonymous on Aug 06
Very thorough and detailed. Excellent skilled work. Would definitely recommend.
by Chris on Jul 11
Derek is very conversational and comfortable to work with. I always look forward to my sessions with him.

Average Rating:

4.9 (Based on 21 Reviews)

88 %

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98 %

Professionalism
by Steve on Feb 2019
Verified
Service Received: Deep Tissue Massage with Derek J.
Derek provided an amazing massage, as always. He asked what needed work, focused on those areas, and discovered some others as well.
by Jenna on Feb 2019
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
Derek did a great job! The massage felt great, and my injury felt a world of difference the next day! He was also very kind, personable and warm.
by Sam on Feb 2019
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
Derek is personable and professional. Great deep tissue massage really works to get at the knots and relax the muscles. Good ambiance and clean facilities.
by Anonymous on Jan 2019
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
Derek was very professional. He was keen on asking about my physical activities as well as observing my posture before making a plan for my massage. He was very strong and attentive. I enjoyed the experience and I would recommend him.
by John on Jan 2019
Verified
Service Received: Sports Massage with Derek J.
Can't recommend Derek enough. He spent a lot of time making sure he understood my condition and continuously checked in with me to ensure I was comfortable. Best of all, I walked out of there feeling good as new.
by Paul on Jan 2019
Verified
Service Received: Deep Tissue Massage with Derek J.
Derek was outstanding and knew exactly what to do to get to my trouble spots. Feeling great 3-4 days afterward still.
by Megan on Dec 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
Derek is fantastic. He caters the session to your specific concerns or pains, is incredibly informative, and will let you know what issues he's seeing/why they're happening. At the risk of sounding dramatic, the day after the massage (and this is being written the morning of the second day, so I'm sure this will remain true) , I felt the best I had in years.
by Anonymous on Nov 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
He is very skilled and does some amazing deep tissue work! He was professional and I felt great afterwards and so much better after some good hydration as a good deep tissue massage will do. I’m glad I found him and will likely return when I’m able. Thanks Derek!
by Anonymous on Aug 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
Very thorough and detailed. Excellent skilled work. Would definitely recommend.
by Chris on Jul 2018
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Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
Derek is very conversational and comfortable to work with. I always look forward to my sessions with him.
by Anonymous on Jun 2018
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Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
I had never had a massage before and it was great to have a discussion about any problems I was having and receiving pointers on how to do some techniques myself. Thanks so much!
by Anonymous on Jun 2018
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Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
A chair massage was the best 15-minute break I've ever had at work! it was relaxing and energizing experience!
by Peggy on Jun 2018
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Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
Loved my massage.
by Angie on Jun 2018
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Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
Derek did an amazing job of accommodating me, even when I was late to my appointment. He is friendly and professional and did a great job of making me feel comfortable. I would love to see him once a month!
by Anonymous on Jun 2018
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Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
Liked that he listened to what I wanted him to work on and that he specializes in therapeutic massages.
by Anonymous on Apr 2018
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Service Received: Myofascial Release with Derek J.
Derek is very skilled, knowledgeable, and always takes time to listen and customize his work to meet my needs. He's especially great at doing deep tissue work and has fantastic intuition in finding and focusing on spots that need the most work. The atmosphere in his studio is very relaxing and he always puts you at ease with his calm and professional demeanor. I feel completely rejuvenated after every massage with Derek.
by SHAINA on Apr 2018
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Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
Derek is an amazing professional and human being. One of the best massage therapists I've met.
by Jesse on Apr 2018
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Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
Derek is professional, knows how to find your triggerpoints, does a good job of warming you up, knows his anatomy, and just gets the job done no matter what you need that day. Whether it is deep tissue or a full relaxing experience that you were going for, Derek is your man!
by Patricia on Apr 2018
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Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
I loved that Derek worked intuitively. He didn’t just go from one to two, etc.
by Pat on Apr 2018
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Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
Excellent massage, great listener to needs for pain relief.
by Glenn on Nov 2017
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Service Received: Bodywork with Derek J.
Derek always makes you feel at home and comfortable, then goes after the trouble areas that you tell him about. He also makes observations of other areas that you may not be aware of. Have been seeing him once a month for years and always feel better afterwards.

Business response:

Thank you for being the first to post a review on MassageBook! Thank also for your previous reviews over the years as well. Reviews from 2007 until Fall 2017 can be found at: http://derekjohnson.massagetherapy.com/reviews

Relax Renew Massage @ Los Campeones

2746 Blaisdell Avenue

Minneapolis , MN 55408 map it

Phone: (612) 367-6773